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disease nervous associated system

Chorea, disease of the central nervous system causing abnormal, involuntary movements of the limbs, body, and face. Sydenham's chorea (St. Vitus' dance) is a childhood illness associated with rheumatic fever; Huntington's chorea is a rare, fatal hereditary disease of adulthood associated with progressive dementia.

See also: Nervous system.

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